Sermons

Sermons

An 1880 Sermon of Henry Frost Wadsworth

[July 4 1880, sermon of Rev. Henry Frost Wadsworth, pastor of First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY] Psalm 144:15 Yea happy is that people whose God is the Lord. The psalmist was accustomed to trace genuine prosperity to its true and only source, whether relating to individuals or nations. He found from experience that every good gift and every perfect gift is from…

Sermon on John 18:25-27 – “Jesus Spoke Openly”

Sermon for Sunday, September 27th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Mic 5:1-6 ESV] 1 Now muster your troops, O daughter of troops; siege is laid against us; with a rod they strike the judge of Israel on the cheek. 2 But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah,…

An 1879 Sermon of Henry Frost Wadsworth

[A November 1879 sermon of Rev. Henry Frost Wadsworth, pastor of First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY] 1 John 3:2 Beloved now are we the sons of God. Adoption is one of the results or privileges that follows the conversion of the soul to God and the nature of adoption may be explained in the following way. For instance, a child is taken by a man from a family not…

An 1864 sermon of Henry Frost Wadsworth

[A January 1864 sermon of Rev. Henry Frost Wadsworth, pastor of First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY. Found among the historical papers of the church.] Rom. 12:11 – Not slothful in business, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord. There are some who entertain the idea that industry is in competition with religion. Such claim that a person cannot have his time occupied…

Sermon on John 16:25-33 – “Speaking Plainly”

Sermon for Sunday, August 23rd, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Neh 8:1-8 ESV] 1 And all the people gathered as one man into the square before the Water Gate. And they told Ezra the scribe to bring the Book of the Law of Moses that the LORD had…

Sermon on John 16:16-24 – “Sorrow into Joy”

Sermon for Sunday, August 16th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Psa 30:1-12 ESV] 1 A Psalm of David. A song at the dedication of the temple. I will extol you, O LORD, for you have drawn me up and have not let my foes rejoice over me. 2 O LORD my…